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NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light

Direct from Competition in Cannes where it scored the Grand Prix, this radiant Indian drama follows two nurses looking for love but finding sisterhood in the vibrant, heaving 20 million plus populace of Mumbai. The …

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Never Look Away

Lucy Lawless makes her directorial debut with a raucous documentary exploring the life of another warrior princess – fierce and fearless Kiwi war photojournalist Margaret Moth. Margaret Moth worked as a CNN …

  • Saturday, August 31, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Green Border

Brutal, enraging and heartrending, Polish writer-director Agnieszka Holland’s controversial take on the Polish-Belarusian border crisis serves as a startling call to arms in the face of a little-seen humanitarian …

  • Saturday, August 31, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Dennis Marsh, Jodie Vaughan, Brendan Dugan

Step into the heart of New Zealand’s vibrant music scene as we proudly present an event featuring three iconic legends: Dennis Marsh, Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan. Prepare to be captivated by the soul-stirring …

  • Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • 34 Vautier St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Paris, Texas

Starring the late great Harry Dean Stanton in his most iconic role, Wim Wenders’ newly restored modern classic delivers one of the definitive outsider views of America. Director Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire, …

  • 11AM Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Substance

A relentless feminist, body-horror feast, The Substance closes out this year’s festival in style as Coralie Forgeat lays down her marker to take the crown as the new queen of carnage. Direct from wowing audiences …

  • Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon

Paul Simon is that rare popular artist who has produced vital music across seven decades. Drawing on archives and intimate new footage, this comprehensive documentary examines the creative career of a lifelong seeker. …

  • 10AM Sunday, August 25, 2024 - Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Lindy-Hop 8 Week Beginners Course

Learn to Lindy-Hop with Hi-De-Ho Swing. No partner or previous experience neccesary, all you’ll need is comfy shoes and your water bottle. Monday nights at the Munro Dance Studio, 5 Neeve Rd, Taradale, Napier (near …

  • Monday, August 5, 2024 - Monday, September 23, 2024
  • 5 Neeve Road, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Fiesta Latina

¡Únete a esta fiesta latina! Sumérgete esta noche llena de ritmos vibrantes y una energía inigualable! Te invitamos a celebrar la cultura latina con nosotros, donde la diversión no …

  • Saturday, July 27, 2024 - Saturday, July 27, 2024
  • 39 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig

A conflicted family implodes under pressure as protests spread throughout Iran, Mohammad Rasoulof’s courageous and urgent film delivers a bold middle finger to the totalitarian regime of his homeland. The Seed …

  • Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line

Defying the traditional rock ’n’ roll narrative, this is the story of how a young Australian hard rock band developed a political conscience and brought their audience along with them. Midnight Oil is not …

  • Sunday, September 1, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig

A conflicted family implodes under pressure as protests spread throughout Iran, Mohammad Rasoulof’s courageous and urgent film delivers a bold middle finger to the totalitarian regime of his homeland. The Seed …

  • 11AM Friday, August 30, 2024 - Friday, August 30, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line

Defying the traditional rock ’n’ roll narrative, this is the story of how a young Australian hard rock band developed a political conscience and brought their audience along with them. Midnight Oil is not …

  • Friday, August 30, 2024 - Friday, August 30, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Alien Weaponry: Kua Tupu Te Ara

Even if you’re not a fan of heavy metal, you can’t help but admire Alien Weaponry. If not for their rise to fame on an international scale, then for being the first band of the genre to sing in te reo Māori. …

  • Friday, August 30, 2024 - Friday, August 30, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2024

This collection of seven Māori and Pasifika short films has been selected by co-curators Leo Koziol (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka), Director of the Wairoa Film Festival, and Craig Fasi (Nuie), Director of …

  • 10AM Saturday, August 31, 2024 - 11AM Saturday, August 31, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: When the Light Breaks

A poignant and beautiful snapshot of grief that asks us, how can you know what to do when the light breaks on the day following a major tragedy? If you’ve known grief, you’ll know how long the pain …

  • 11AM Saturday, August 31, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Dying

This triptych tale of a family in turmoil is equal parts incredibly moving and scabrously funny, Matthias Glasner’s award-winning drama may be called Dying, but it’s really a celebration of the messiness of …

  • Saturday, August 31, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi follows up his Oscar-winning film Drive My Car with a modern eco-fable that provides a gorgeous meditation on humanity’s relation to nature and an unnerving commentary on the price of …

  • Thursday, August 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: A Mistake

On the eve of a move towards greater public health data reporting, a medical error throws life into a spin for a respected surgeon and her surgical team; the downward spiral threatening all in her orbit. Informed …

  • Thursday, August 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Crossing

An aging aunt must voyage from her rugged Georgian home to cosmopolitan Istanbul in search of an estranged trans niece in this graceful cross-cultural panorama from Levan Akin. Retired history teacher Lia (Mzia …

  • Thursday, August 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person

A sensitive vampire meets a depressed teenage boy in this deadpan romantic comedy about two loners connecting. Amélie for goth girls, Ariane Louis-Seize’s debut feature is an endearing tale of life, …

  • Thursday, August 29, 2024 - Thursday, August 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Outrun

Saoirse Ronan brings Amy Liptrot’s award-winning memoir to the screen in this ardently moving portrait of addiction recovery set in the majestic Orkney Islands of Scotland. Saoirse Ronan, in perhaps her most …

  • Friday, August 30, 2024 - Friday, August 30, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Tatami

An Iranian judo champ weighs her principles and ambitions against the safety of her family and herself as government forces threaten violence unless she tows the party line, in this riveting political-sports-thriller. …

  • Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - Wednesday, August 28, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: A Mistake

On the eve of a move towards greater public health data reporting, a medical error throws life into a spin for a respected surgeon and her surgical team; the downward spiral threatening all in her orbit. Informed …

  • Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - Wednesday, August 28, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

Opus is a starkly intimate, self-performed elegy capturing a dying man’s genius. If you’ve got no truck with a film featuring little else but a man at his piano, then think again. Filmed just months before …

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: My Favourite Cake

A lonely but fiercely determined seventy-year-old widow takes second chance on love in this charming and funny yet politically subversive romance from Iran. This delicious cinematic confectionery was a huge hit with …

  • 12PM Tuesday, August 27, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: No Other Land

Filmed in Palestine between 2019 and 2023, No Other Land is documentary film performing its calling. An urgent and irresistible reminder as to why we choose to understand the world, and others, through cinema. …

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Kneecap

Belfast’s own Beastie Boys become unlikely figureheads of the Irish Language Act in this madcap biopic of sex, drugs, and Gaelic rap. Never has a film had so much fun with Irish indigeneity. Rich …

  • Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - Wednesday, August 28, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Outrun

Saoirse Ronan brings Amy Liptrot’s award-winning memoir to the screen in this ardently moving portrait of addiction recovery set in the majestic Orkney Islands of Scotland. Saoirse Ronan, in perhaps her most …

  • 12PM Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - Wednesday, August 28, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Beast

Léa Seydoux and George MacKay’s fatal attraction endures across space and time in Bertrand Bonello’s audacious Lynchian reflection on love and obsession, mixing sci-fi, melodrama, and horror across …

  • Sunday, August 25, 2024 - Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Gloria!

An energetic re-envisioning of Baroque music through the lens of the fiery female composers whose revolutionary work was concealed throughout history. “Gloria! is dedicated to all the female composers who, like …

  • Monday, August 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Head South

Christchurch-born filmmaker Jonathan Ogilvie returns home for this evocative coming-of-age story that brilliantly captures the feeling of growing up weird in the Garden City. Starring Ed Oxenbould, Márton …

  • Monday, August 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Agent of Happiness

“Agent of happiness” Amber sets out on a cross-country road trip surveying the satisfaction of the Bhutanese public, as this crowd-pleasing doco questions whether the Himalayan country really is the happiest …

  • Monday, August 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Black Dog

An ex-convict finds redemption in the bond he forms with an unwanted mutt in Guan Hu’s dynamically shot and darkly comic Un Certain Regard Prize winner. Featuring a canine cast of hundreds as well as a literal …

  • Monday, August 26, 2024 - Monday, August 26, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi follows up his Oscar-winning film Drive My Car with a modern eco-fable that provides a gorgeous meditation on humanity’s relation to nature and an unnerving commentary on the price of …

  • Saturday, August 24, 2024 - Saturday, August 24, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Head South

Christchurch-born filmmaker Jonathan Ogilvie returns home for this evocative coming-of-age story that brilliantly captures the feeling of growing up weird in the Garden City. Starring Ed Oxenbould, Márton …

  • Saturday, August 24, 2024 - Saturday, August 24, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow

Gunge, goons, and girls with unbreakable psychic bonds are your new late-night obsession in this unsettling fable about what happens when you get offered a chance at a fantasy, but choose to settle for reality. …

  • Saturday, August 24, 2024 - Saturday, August 24, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Teachers’ Lounge

Driven by a captivating central performance, this unsettling Oscar-nominated classroom thriller thoughtfully probes the grey area of student care versus culpability, and to what degree our systems promote or constrain …

  • Sunday, August 25, 2024 - Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light

Direct from Competition in Cannes where it scored the Grand Prix, this radiant Indian drama follows two nurses looking for love but finding sisterhood in the vibrant, heaving 20 million plus populace of Mumbai. The …

  • Sunday, August 25, 2024 - Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: My Favourite Cake

A lonely but fiercely determined seventy-year-old widow takes second chance on love in this charming and funny yet politically subversive romance from Iran. This delicious cinematic confectionery was a huge hit with …

  • Saturday, August 24, 2024 - Saturday, August 24, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow

Gunge, goons, and girls with unbreakable psychic bonds are your new late-night obsession in this unsettling fable about what happens when you get offered a chance at a fantasy, but choose to settle for reality. …

  • Friday, August 23, 2024 - Friday, August 23, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: New Zealand’s Best 2024

A total of 95 films were submitted for this year’s New Zealand’s Best short film competition. NZIFF Head of Programming, Michael McDonnell, Production and Events Manager Matt Bloomfield, and Marketing Lead …

  • 11AM Saturday, August 24, 2024 - 12PM Saturday, August 24, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Gloria!

An energetic re-envisioning of Baroque music through the lens of the fiery female composers whose revolutionary work was concealed throughout history. “Gloria! is dedicated to all the female composers who, like …

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024 - Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Sons

A corrections officer sees her placid work life thrown into disarray upon the arrival of a new inmate, a mysterious figure from her past, in this sophomore feature from Gustav Möller. Prison guard Eva (Sidse …

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024 - Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun

Is “political freedom” worth the cost of familial or social discord? When Bhutan’s king abdicates in favour of democratic reform, a strange series of events unfolds, where the old and the new collide in …

  • Friday, August 23, 2024 - Friday, August 23, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

Opus is a starkly intimate, self-performed elegy capturing a dying man’s genius. If you’ve got no truck with a film featuring little else but a man at his piano, then think again. Filmed just months before …

  • Friday, August 23, 2024 - Friday, August 23, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: Kneecap

Belfast’s own Beastie Boys become unlikely figureheads of the Irish Language Act in this madcap biopic of sex, drugs, and Gaelic rap. Never has a film had so much fun with Irish indigeneity. Rich …

  • Friday, August 23, 2024 - Friday, August 23, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: We Were Dangerous

Winning the Special Jury Prize at SXSW this year, Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu’s electric debut launches our festival with a fiery trio of delinquent schoolgirls railing against the colonial system in 1950s New …

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2024 - Wednesday, August 21, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Teachers’ Lounge

Driven by a captivating central performance, this unsettling Oscar-nominated classroom thriller thoughtfully probes the grey area of student care versus culpability, and to what degree our systems promote or constrain …

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024 - Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun

Is “political freedom” worth the cost of familial or social discord? When Bhutan’s king abdicates in favour of democratic reform, a strange series of events unfolds, where the old and the new collide in …

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024 - Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

HBRW A Party of Poets

HAVE A POETRY PARTY WITH A PARTY OF POETS! As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans Hawke’s Bay Readers and Writers Trust have planned an extravaganza of beautiful minds to entertain Napier like the bards …

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2024 - Tuesday, August 20, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Studio Archive Exhibition Opening by Richard Boyd-Dunlop

Now on show: Studio Archive Exhibition by Richard Boyd-Dunlop 8 – 30 July, 2024 Gallery Celebration Friday 19th 5-7pm Join us on Friday the 19th 5-7pm at the gallery to enjoy a selection of artworks from Richard …

  • Friday, July 19, 2024 - Friday, July 19, 2024
  • 4 Hastings St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Vinyl Day

Records galore! Bar is open! Entry is free! Vinyl Day at warm and welcoming Urban Winery with Rockstuff Records! Dig the crates, quench your thirst, enjoy the sounds! Highlight Sunday 28th July on your calendar. The …

  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024
  • 3 Ossian Street, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Winter Art Deco

Winter Art Deco Weekend Music Extravaganza Join us for an unforgettable weekend of music and fun at the Napier RSA. We’ve got three fantastic bands lined up to keep you grooving all weekend. Friday night kick-off: …

  • Friday, July 19, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024
  • 34 Vautier St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Matariki Mahuika Beach Fires

Matariki Mahuika is a people-powered Matariki project that involves welcoming people to share the warmth of their fire on beaches right around Aoetaroa New Zealand. A tradition that began in Te Matau-a-Māui Hawke’s Bay …

  • Saturday, June 21, 2025 - Saturday, June 21, 2025
  • 546 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

AutoMatic 80s Rock the Bay!

The Automatic 80s return to the Cabana Bar, Napier, Saturday 5th of October. AutoMatic 80s Rock the Bay! The Automatic 80s return to the Cabana Bar, Napier, Saturday 5th of October. Step into the thrilling musical …

  • Saturday, October 5, 2024 - Saturday, October 5, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand’s Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark …

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - Tuesday, December 17, 2024
  • 189 Tennyson Street, Napier South, Napier 411, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Innovate Napier – Dr Samantha Newman

Women in Business and Health – Boosting Women’s Health and Success in the Workplace Dr. Samantha Newman – The FemaleGP MBChB BSc (hons) PGDipOMG Women comprise 67.3% of New Zealand’s labour force. Investing in …

  • 7AM Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - 9AM Wednesday, August 28, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Inspired by Rita: Drypoint Etching for Beginners

Learn the technique of drypoint printmaking in this relaxed half-day workshop with artist/printmaker Lisa Feyen of Ink Moth Print Studio. You will create your own hand-crafted fine art prints inspired by the paintings of …

  • 9AM Saturday, August 10, 2024 - 12PM Saturday, August 10, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

School Holiday Openings

Visit Enigma Escape Rooms this School Holiday! We offer immersive and interactive experiences to challenge and entertain the whole family. Solve puzzles, decode cyphers, chase clues, and reason through mysteries! We …

  • 10AM Friday, July 5, 2024 - Monday, July 22, 2024
  • 14 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Public Lecture – Dr Emily Nelson

Learning in Nature: Emerging Values, Visions, Cautions and Potential EIT’s Associate Professor Emily Nelson will speak on her Learning in Nature research, which began life as a developmental evaluation of the …

  • Thursday, August 8, 2024 - Thursday, August 8, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Diamond Dust Workshop

Our school holiday Diamond Dust workshop will take inspiration from Gabby O’Connor work ‘All the Colours, All the Light’ that is currently on display in the foyer of MTG. This colourful foyer installation is …

  • 10AM Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 11AM Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

School Holiday Skateboard Lessons

The school holidays are upon us and we’ve got more skateboard lessons locked in! We’ve added a few different classes this time around to cater for everyone! Mini Shredders – Ages 3-7. Thursday from 1:30pm-2pm …

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024
  • 290 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Connecting with Kids Through LEGO.

Building emotional resilience, self esteem, social skills and strong family relationships has become harder in this busy, fast paced world. Anxiety, big feelings, and technology fueled stressors are impacting our kids …

  • Thursday, September 19, 2024 - Thursday, September 19, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Is it Sensory or Is it Behavior?

Join us for a workshop series with Elen Nathan, Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration specialist! Wondering about the connection between sensory and behavior? Discover the nine sensory systems and their …

  • Thursday, August 8, 2024 - Thursday, August 8, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

National Community Heritage Conference 2024

Nau mai, Haere mai. Welcome everyone. Join us for a conference for historical societies, heritage groups and institutions, museums, iwi, hapū, marae committees, genealogists, and individuals from across New Zealand. …

  • 12PM Friday, November 8, 2024 - Sunday, November 10, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child’s senses which supports their …

  • 10AM Friday, August 2, 2024 - 10AM Friday, September 27, 2024
  • Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged …

  • 10AM Tuesday, July 30, 2024 - 10AM Tuesday, September 24, 2024
  • 26 White St, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Art Deco Winter Fashion Walking Tour

Each year Napier City Business Inc supports the Art Deco Festival weekend with these popular free tours. Hosted by an Art Deco enthusiast volunteer, who provide great historical insights whilst taking you around …

  • 10AM Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Friday, July 19, 2024
  • 7 Tennyson Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

All Blocks Family Lego®

Suitable for all ages Put on your creative hat and come along to our holiday family Lego® session! When: Saturday 20 July between 10.30am – 12.30pm

  • 10AM Saturday, July 20, 2024 - 12PM Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Sugar Geodes

For ages 5+ (children under 8 years must have parental/guardian assistance) Why wait hundreds of years for the earth to create a geode when you can make your own these holidays. Supplies are limited. When: …

  • 10AM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 12PM Wednesday, July 17, 2024
  • Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Green Screen Adventures

Suitable for all ages Visit a winter wonderland with our Green Screen Adventures. Be a daredevil snowboarder, climb a sheer cliff face, or pose with a penguin. Choose your background and we’ll put it all …

  • 11AM Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Family Winter Quiz

Suitable for all ages Warm up these holidays with a fun and engaging quiz night. From book characters to sports, there’ll be rounds for all ages! For fairness, teams are strictly a maximum of 6 with a mix of …

  • Friday, July 19, 2024 - Friday, July 19, 2024
  • Herschell Street, napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Tiny Art

For ages 7+ Come along and paint one of the tiny canvases to be displayed in the library. Let your creativity run wild! Please note that the canvases will be displayed in the library before they can be collected and …

  • 10AM Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - Tuesday, July 16, 2024
  • Herschell Street, napier, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Poetry Station

Suitable for all ages Become a budding poet and visit our Poetry Station at either library. Use the words provided as well as your imagination to create your own poem. Leave your poem with us to display or take it …

  • 9AM Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024
  • Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Poetry Station

Suitable for all ages Become a budding poet and visit our Poetry Station at either library. Use the words provided as well as your imagination to create your own poem. Leave your poem with us to display or take it …

  • 9AM Saturday, July 6, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024
  • 26 White St, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Argentine Tango Dance Class – Tuesdays

Experience a taste of dancing Argentine Tango in the most fun way! Learn how to dance Argentine Tango with Napier Team Tango. Want to learn to dance… then this is the class for you… If you can walk …

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - Tuesday, September 24, 2024
  • 39 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Our Kids Online Safety Parent Evening

Come along to an evening at your school and learn what our kids are up against in the online world, how to talk to them about uncomfortable topics and what filters will help keep them safe! “I need to come again! Loved …

  • Monday, August 12, 2024 - Monday, August 12, 2024
  • 3 Jull Street, Marewa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Paint and Wine Night in Napier – Sunset at the Beach

The concept is simple – take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in the heart of Napier! No previous painting experience …

  • Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - Wednesday, July 24, 2024
  • 189 Tennyson Street, Napier South, Napier 411, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Free Quiz night with Riggsy

Believe it or not? Come and enjoy our quiz nights every Tuesday with none other than, the one and only famous and award winning quiz master!! RIGGSY! And that too, absolutely free! Starts 7pm onwards at Good George …

  • Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - Tuesday, July 30, 2024
  • 189 Tennyson Street, Napier South, Napier 411, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Science, Shtick, and Segues: Reflections on an Entomologist

Join us for an engaging lecture with Dr. Dave Rogers, a seasoned entomologist, as he shares captivating stories from his transformative journey in New Zealand’s apple industry. Dr. Rogers will take us from the …

  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 - Thursday, July 25, 2024
  • 26 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Kids In the City

Bring the kids to the city for an action-packed end-of-school holiday adventure: Bounce, climb, and race through an action packed double lane inflatable obstacle course. It’s the perfect challenge for young …

  • 11AM Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Hawke’s Bay Better Home & Living Show 2025

Discover fresh, practical ideas that enhance both your living spaces, your lifestyle and your well being at the Hawke’s Bay Better Home and Living Show! Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to make …

  • 10AM Friday, March 28, 2025 - Sunday, March 30, 2025
  • 480 Gloucester St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Christmas in Taradale

Join us for a fun-filled family day to get in the spirit of Christmas. Visit Santa’s grotto and take your photo with Santa. Gloucester street will be filled with entertainment including yummy local food, face painting, …

  • 9AM Saturday, December 7, 2024 - Saturday, December 7, 2024
  • 312 Gloucester Street, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

The Man that has sold out the Cabana with his SRV Band is back: “The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show” Tony Painting British ex-pat Guitarist/Vocalist who’s played with/supported some …

  • Saturday, November 2, 2024 - Saturday, November 2, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Taradale Spring GLOW Fest

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations and because we can see the light at the end of winter, the Taradale Business …

  • Friday, September 6, 2024 - Friday, September 6, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

A Taste of Ireland – Napier

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation hits stages across New Zealand, performing the show that has entertained thousands around the globe. Laugh, cry and jig into …

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Soup in the City

Who doesn’t love soup in winter? We’ve got a soup-er month of delicious, soul-soothing soups from your favourite spots around town! Short on time? Street Soup will be popping up every Thursday & Saturday …

  • 11AM Thursday, July 4, 2024 - Saturday, July 27, 2024
  • Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, …

  • 8AM Wednesday, August 28, 2024 - Wednesday, August 28, 2024
  • 50 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Riff Raff! Squealer returns to Shake the Foundations

The AC/DC Experience SQUEALER are returning to Shake the Foundations of Napier once again to inject y’all with some live ACDC rememberance. SQUEALER is well into their second decade reliving and respecting what is one of …

  • Friday, October 25, 2024 - Friday, October 25, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Customer Service Excellence

A fantastic one-day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a …

  • 8AM Tuesday, August 27, 2024 - Tuesday, August 27, 2024
  • 50 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Hats Off To Led Zeppelin

Hats Off To Led Zeppelin are digging deep into the Zep catalogue to present epics and favourite album cuts from the greatest band who rocked the Earth…. Led Zeppelin! Opening the show are Mark Nichol and Ian Bates …

  • Saturday, August 10, 2024 - Saturday, August 10, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Bay Skate BMX Competition

We are back for our annual Bay Skate BMX Competition! Watch as the best of the best battle it out for the top spots. It’s going to be an event you don’t want to miss! Big airs, flips, whips and more! It’s going to be …

  • 10AM Saturday, October 26, 2024 - Saturday, October 26, 2024
  • 290 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Taste of Taradale Bustle-era Dinner

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Taste of Taradale Mid-Winter …

  • Friday, July 26, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Faulty Towers: An Immersive Dining Experience

Orton’s are very excited to welcome Basil, Sybil and Manuel to The Old Church! For one night only, Thursday 19th September 2024. Tickets include a drink on arrival, a 1970’s themed three course menu and a two hour …

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2024 - Thursday, September 19, 2024
  • 199 Meeanee Road, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Booze & Craic: A Night Of Irish & Scottish Comedy

Finally! Booze and Craic returns to The Cabana! The last 2 shows sold out as has every one of them since so grab your tickets fast Irish comedian, Alan McElroy (RNZ’s The Panel) will a host a hilarious line up of …

  • Friday, August 9, 2024 - Friday, August 9, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

A Taste of Elegance

Join us for an unforgettable fusion of High Tea & Millinery Magic, as we celebrate Winter Art Deco at the Faraday Museum of Technology. Gather your friends & indulge in the art of creation as you fashion your …

  • 9AM Saturday, July 20, 2024 - Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • 2b Faraday Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

National Theatre: The Motive and the Cue

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play. 1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title …

  • Thursday, December 5, 2024 - Thursday, December 5, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco

Ancient Babylon comes to life in this classic Met staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze portrays Nabucco, the King of Babylon, who is supernaturally driven mad when he proclaims himself God, then …

  • Saturday, November 2, 2024 - Saturday, November 2, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

National Theatre: Nye

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state. From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to …

  • Thursday, September 26, 2024 - Thursday, September 26, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Metropolitan Opera: Carmen

Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day …

  • Saturday, October 5, 2024 - Saturday, October 5, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

National Theatre: Dear England

Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Sherwood) gripping examination of nation and game. The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful …

  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 - Thursday, August 15, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette

Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with …

  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 - Saturday, August 3, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

National Theatre: Vanya

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are …

  • Thursday, August 1, 2024 - Thursday, August 1, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Beginners Salsa & Bachata Course – June/July 2024

Salsa & Bachata Dance Lessons – Beginners course start Wednesday 19th June 2024. Join the fun of Salsa & Bachata dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, …

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024
  • 5 Neeve Road, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

2024 Mission Estate NZ Cross Country Championships

2024 Mission Estate Winery New Zealand Cross Country & Relay Championships – will be hosted at the iconic Mission Estate Winery in Napier on Saturday-Sunday 3-4 August. Visit Athletics New Zealand website …

  • 7AM Saturday, August 3, 2024 - 12PM Sunday, August 4, 2024
  • 198 Church Rd, Greenmeadows, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Earth, a Cosmic Spectacle

Join us for a fascinating lecture by Louise Beer as she delves into her artistic practice and discusses the philosophical and biological impacts of light pollution. Drawing from her British Council Connections Through …

  • Thursday, August 22, 2024 - Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • 63 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Asians In the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards recognises the significant contribution made by our Asian residents in the social, economic and cultural development of the Hawkes Bay region. Celebrate with us! There are six awards …

  • Monday, August 5, 2024 - Monday, August 5, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course – Aug/Sep 2024

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons – Beginners course starts Tuesday 6th August 2024. Join the grace & excitement of Ballroom & Latin dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as …

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024 - Tuesday, September 24, 2024
  • 5 Neeve Road, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Beginners Salsa & Bachata 8wk Course – August/September 2024

Salsa & Bachata Dance Lessons Beginners course start Wednesday 7th August 2024. Join the fun of Salsa & Bachata dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, …

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024 - Wednesday, August 7, 2024
  • 5 Neeve Road, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Asians in the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards recognises the significant contribution made by our Asian residents in the social, economic and cultural development of the Hawkes Bay region. Celebrate with us! There are six awards …

  • Monday, August 5, 2024 - Monday, August 5, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Winter Deco: Louis Hay Art Deco Building Walking Tour

Louis Hay set up his architectural practice in the beautiful seaside town of Napier. There he stamped his mark with a range of buildings, embracing current international architectural innovations, particularly …

  • 10AM Saturday, July 20, 2024 - Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Winter Deco Festival: Footlight Parade

Academy Award-winning tough guy James Cagney headlines an all-star cast as a Broadway producer forced by the sudden success of film to learn how to make a living in the new medium in choreographer Busby Berkeley’s …

  • Sunday, July 21, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Bay Skate – Skateboard Competition

We are back for our annual Bay Skate Bowl Competition! This time, however, we are making this a two day event including our street competition! Watch as the best of the best battle it out for the top spots. It’s going to …

  • 10AM Saturday, November 23, 2024 - Sunday, November 24, 2024
  • 290 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist

Rita Angus is one of New Zealand’s most important 20th-century artists. She was fundamental to the establishment of a distinctive, modern school of art in New Zealand. Over a period of 40 years, Angus produced a …

  • 9AM Friday, June 28, 2024 - Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

100 Years of Unison at the Faraday Museum

Explore Unison’s history through stories and items from the community, and see its growth and key milestones over the past century. Unison is celebrating its 100th anniversary, marking a century of service to Hawke’s …

  • 9AM Friday, June 21, 2024 - Monday, August 19, 2024
  • 2b Faraday Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

2024 Magnolia Ball & Charity Auction – Dementia Hawkes Bay

The Magnolia Ball is a spectacular evening packed with winter sparkle! Our evening starts from 5.30pm sipping bubbles and soaking up stunning Pacific Ocean views. After capturing the moment with our event photographer …

  • Saturday, August 17, 2024 - Saturday, August 17, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards

The Hawke’s Bay Heritage Awards are our opportunity to recognise and celebrate those whose talents and energies preserve our cultural heritage and inspire us to connect with our past, so that we can all feel more …

  • Friday, November 8, 2024 - Friday, November 8, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Returning to New Zealand by popular demand, Night Fever is set to take over when this superb musical tribute comes to town! Expect all the disco dancefloor-fillers, smooth 70s ballads and 60s Pop standards you know and …

  • Friday, October 18, 2024 - Friday, October 18, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Taste of Taradale Mid-Winter …

  • 10AM Saturday, July 27, 2024 - Saturday, July 27, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Bjorn Again! Waterloo Anniversary Tour

Celebrate 50 years of ABBA’s iconic victory with Bjorn Again’s Waterloo Anniversary Tour! Experience the magic of the Swedish superstars as the world’s premier ABBA tribute band takes you on a journey through their …

  • Friday, August 23, 2024 - Friday, August 23, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

A Taste of Ireland

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, ‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ hits stages across New Zealand, performing the show that has entertained thousands around the globe. Laugh, cry …

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Whāngai Rangatira: A Hue Showcase

A first-of-its-kind exhibition – 20 Hue (Gourd) scattered across Aotearoa unite in creative tribute to Rangatira, Phil Belcher, honouring celestial and ancestral knowledge. Sixteen creatives from across Aotearoa have …

  • Friday, June 21, 2024 - 11AM Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 16 Byron Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

KARE: Matariki Creative Exhibition

Step into the boundless realm of KARE, our annual Matariki exhibition bursting with boldness and diversity. In a creative landscape often constrained by repetition, KARE emerges as a multi-layered karanga, beckoning all …

  • Friday, June 21, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 16 Byron Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

The Treaty & Me

Former New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd kicks off a free Treaty of Waitangi winter lecture series in Hawke’s Bay on June 13. Judd, a powerful speaker who describes himself as a recovering racist, will explore the place of …

  • Thursday, June 13, 2024 - Thursday, July 25, 2024
  • 89 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Sensory Playtime

Introducing our our half-hour programme of sensory play. Bring your little one along to interact with some of our engaging sensory items. Sensory play activities stimulate your child’s senses which supports their brain …

  • 11AM Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 11AM Tuesday, September 17, 2024
  • 26 White St, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 …

  • 10AM Friday, May 24, 2024 - 10AM Friday, September 20, 2024
  • Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Deco Lumina

Napier borough is turning 150 this year! As part of the celebrations, Tūrama Productions in collaboration with Napier City Council, invite you to rug up warm and bring your friends and family out to discover Napier in a …

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Winter Deco 2024

Discover Art Deco Napier in a whole new light this July. Immerse yourself in a winter celebration buzzing with vintage cars, swinging jazz bars, and the heritage trail of light! Events range from family fun to nostalgic …

  • Friday, July 19, 2024 - Sunday, July 21, 2024
  • Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Open Call Competition 2024

Welcome to the 2024 Open Call Competition! Performers from all areas and genres have applied, and they’re ready to take on the stage! We have gathered another epic variety of performers, ready to dazzle us under …

  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 - Saturday, August 3, 2024
  • 17 Carlyle Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Napier Record Fair

Records, Tapes, Cds ..all sorts, all styles, all sizes. Jazz, Blues, Dance, Hip Hop, Rock, 1980s, Punk Rock, New Wave Film Soundtracks, Showtunes ,Big Names, Unknowns, Treasures, Solid Gold Hits. Vendors from …

  • 11AM Saturday, July 20, 2024 - Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

UB40 experience.

Cougan Renata brings you the ultimate UB40 experience, get ready to jam to the soulful sounds of one of the world’s most influential reggae bands ever. Cougan performs all the great hits from this iconic band. The night …

  • Friday, August 2, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Badjelly the Witch, the much-loved, utterly loony Spike Milligan classic, is this year’s Glow Show!   Nearly 100,000 Kiwi kids, parents and educators have seen a Glow Show; come and join the fun with the …

  • 11AM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 11AM Wednesday, July 17, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Jersey Boys – The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Dates: Friday 4th October – 7.30pn to Saturday 12th October – 7.30pm Sunday 6th October – 2pm & Saturday 12th October – 2pm With phenomenal music, memorable characters, and great storytelling, Jersey Boys follows …

  • Friday, October 4, 2024 - Friday, October 4, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Absolute BOWIE Tribute.

Absolute BOWIE Tribute. This show has been selling out venues for the past 5 years. On hold during COVID and CYCLONES ..now ready to rock. A 7 piece Band. With support by the PUKES. Rock n Roll …..CASH to …

  • Friday, August 16, 2024 - Friday, August 16, 2024
  • 11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Impact Pro Wrestling – Smash ‘Em All at Asher Hall

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its return to Napier! You don’t want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than …

  • Saturday, December 7, 2024 - Saturday, December 7, 2024
  • Corner Tennyson and Dalton Streets, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Impact Pro Wrestling – Mad King’s Court

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Bay View! You don’t want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more …

  • Saturday, October 19, 2024 - Saturday, October 19, 2024
  • 1 Hill Rd, Bay View, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Impact Pro Wrestling – Trouble in Taradise

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Taradale! You don’t want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more …

  • Friday, October 18, 2024 - Friday, October 18, 2024
  • Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

MTG Sunday Cinema: 20,000 Days on Earth

Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank …

  • Sunday, September 29, 2024 - Sunday, September 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense

Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads’ most memorable …

  • Sunday, September 29, 2024 - Sunday, September 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici

Beauty, creativity, genius: the Renaissance Florence of Lorenzo de’ Medici was a powerhouse of art and culture. Among countless shops and government buildings, there was endless beauty coexisting with the dark side of …

  • Thursday, November 7, 2024 - Thursday, November 7, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Art Beats: Tintoretto – A Rebel in Venice

With the enchanting narrative voice of Helena Bonham Carter, a new exciting cinema production celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. It will explore the rivalry …

  • Thursday, September 12, 2024 - Thursday, September 12, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Art Beats – The Immortals: The Wonder of the Museo Egizio

Kha, architect and builder of tombs for the pharaohs, has to undertake the journey to the Underworld, amid a thousand dangers. Eternal life is at stake, but the risk is ending up being dissolved into cosmic nothingness. …

  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

MTG Sunday Cinema: Dr Zhivago

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist’s wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution. Director: David …

  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon

San Francisco private detective Sam Spade takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar and their quest for a priceless statuette, with the stakes rising after his partner is murdered. …

  • Sunday, July 28, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Kare – Matariki Creative Fest

Kare beckons as more than an exhibition; it is a testament to the vitality of creativity, the richness of culture, and the strength of community. As our horizons broaden and our bonds deepen, Kare stands as a beacon of …

  • 10AM Friday, June 21, 2024 - Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • 16 Byron Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots

Join us for the highlight event of the weekend – our Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots! This exclusive evening is dedicated to commemorating our shared history and treasured memories in style. Prepare for an …

  • Saturday, August 3, 2024 - Saturday, August 3, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Gather & Greet

Join us for an unforgettable evening of mixing and mingling at our Gather & Greet event on Friday, August 2nd, starting at 7 pm. We’ll be gathering at the School Hall on Arnold Street for an evening filled with …

  • Friday, August 2, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024
  • 21 Arnold St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Hawke’s Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with over 190 exhibitors you will find all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings …

  • 10AM Friday, August 30, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • Latham St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Beginners Ballroom & Latin 8-Week Course – June/July 2024

Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons – Beginners course starts Tuesday 4th June 2024. Join the grace & excitement of Ballroom & Latin dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have …

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - Tuesday, July 23, 2024
  • 5 Neeve Road, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of …

  • 9AM Saturday, April 13, 2024 - Sunday, April 27, 2025
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura

Reignite the memories of your formative years with an extraordinary opportunity that awaits you! Venture back to where your journey began and reconnect with the vibrant school community that shaped your early days. …

  • 10AM Friday, August 2, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024
  • 21 Arnold St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Genealogy Drop-ins With David De Maine

David De Maine, a member of the local branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists is visiting Taradale Library to offer a drop in service to answer questions you may have about your family history. David’s personal …

  • 9AM Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 12PM Thursday, November 28, 2024
  • 26 White St, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

‘Moana’ is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s …

  • 9AM Saturday, February 24, 2024 - Sunday, August 4, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Gabby O’connor – All The Colours – All The Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. In All the Colours, All the Light, Gabby …

  • 9AM Saturday, March 16, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Napier Repair Cafe

Haere Mai. Come and see us at Napier’s first regular Repair Cafe! Bring along your small broken household items to be repaired by our team of dedicated Repair Volunteers! Our team will be able to fix clothing …

  • 11AM Saturday, February 24, 2024 - Saturday, November 23, 2024
  • Corner Tennyson and Dalton Streets, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

CMNZ Series – The Young Virtuosi

Programme Giuseppe Tartini | Devil’s trill sonata Camille Saint-Saëns | Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 75 Eugéne-Auguste Ysaÿe | Sonata No 5 Henryk Wieniawski | Polonaise de Concert Op 4 …

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2024 - Tuesday, October 29, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

CMNZ Series – Calefax

Programme Bach | Fantasie and Fugue in G minor BWV 542 Schubert | Fantasie in F minor Gershwin | An American in Paris World Premiere of NZ Work Artists Oliver Boekhoorn, Oboe Bart De Kater, Clarinet Raaf …

  • Saturday, September 21, 2024 - Saturday, September 21, 2024
  • 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Beginner Skateboard Lessons

Did you happen to get a skateboard for Christmas but you’re not sure on where to start? Well we’re here to help! Bay Skate offers small group lessons for skaters of all ages and beginner to intermediate skill levels. …

  • Friday, February 2, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024
  • 290 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a co-production between the Royal New Zealand Ballet and Queensland Ballet. If you are going to do fairies there can be no holding back, so wunderkind English choreographer Liam …

  • Saturday, November 16, 2024 - Saturday, November 16, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua explores the legends and tales of Te Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay. The special names given to hills, mountains, rivers, and streams of our region all tell a pūrākau (story) about the events …

  • 9AM Saturday, December 23, 2023 - Monday, September 30, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Hawke’s Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Free Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: Free Tickets Online until 7th August 2024 Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free …

  • 10AM Saturday, August 10, 2024 - Sunday, August 11, 2024
  • 480 Gloucester St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Hawke’s Bay Yoga Festival

Join the tribe for the 4th annual Hawke’s Bay Yoga Festival. Enjoy yoga in the warmth and comfort of the oceanfront Napier Events centre. Take in the 180-degree views of the ocean as you reconnect with body and soul and …

  • 8AM Saturday, August 24, 2024 - Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Leadership & Management Part 3

Leaders today are expected to be the driving force of their teams. They are constantly under pressure to lead effectively in a business environment that is characterised by constant change. Our leadership and management …

  • 8AM Thursday, February 22, 2024 - Thursday, October 17, 2024
  • 50 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Creedence Clearwater Collective

We invite you to join us for a night of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty, as we celebrate the music of one of the world’s most iconic bands – from the songs they wrote, to the songs covered, to …

  • Monday, July 22, 2024 - Monday, July 22, 2024
  • 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go …

  • 9AM Saturday, September 23, 2023 - Sunday, October 13, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Napier Urban Farmers’ Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke’s Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create …

  • 8AM Saturday, July 8, 2023 - 12PM Saturday, January 18, 2025
  • Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour – forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed …

  • 11AM Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 11AM Tuesday, September 24, 2024
  • 26 White St, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape …

  • 9AM Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - Monday, September 30, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your …

  • 9AM Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - Monday, September 30, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and …

  • 9AM Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - Sunday, November 24, 2024
  • 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Leadership & Management Part 2

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are …

  • 8AM Thursday, February 23, 2023 - Thursday, September 5, 2024
  • 50 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne

Leadership & Management Part 1

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own …

  • 8AM Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - Wednesday, September 4, 2024
  • 50 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke’s Bay / Gisborne
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